New ‘Curious George’ TV Series Gets DVD Release
Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced the release of the first DVD collection from the new ‘Curious George’ TV series shown on PBS Kids, set to reach retail shelves on February 20, 2007.
Curious George: Zoo Night and Other Animal Stories follows the incurably curious monkey as he meets new friends and takes on entertaining escapades that will help pre-school kids build their math, science and engineering skills in a fun and wholesome way. Narrated by Emmy Award winner William H. Macy, the ‘Curious George’ television series is a production of Imagine Entertainment, WGBH Boston and Universal Studios Family Productions.
The two-hour release, featuring eight episodes of the series, also includes interactive games and bonus DVD-ROM features for a suggested list price of $16.98.
The release is also supported by promotional tie-ins with KFC Restaurants and Marvel Toys.
New episodes of the series are scheduled to premiere on PBS Kids during the week of February 19-23.
The full press release, featuring episode synopses and DVD specifications, can be read here.